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A Stanford historian argues that the Ukrainian crisis reflects a deep desire among many people in that country for a more democratic, pro-Western government and economy. But the future is unclear.

BY CLIFTON B. PARKER

Russia is…

In his latest article, Sohaib and Sara Abbasi Program in Islamic Studies Director Robert Crews discusses the co-optation of Muslims in Putin's Russia. Read "Moscow and the Mosque," recently published by Foreign Affairs. Click here to view the…

In a new workshop at the Stanford Humanities Center, scholars from a range of disciplines explore how historical and cultural analysis offers crucial insight about our capitalist economy.

BY BENJAMIN HEIN 
The Humanities at…

Juana Briones, one of California's first Latina pioneers and humanitarians, is the subject of a six-month exhibition at the California Historical Society, presented in partnership with Stanford University. Briones was a pivotal figure at a time…